Università degli Studi di Pavia

Centro Interdisciplinare di Bioacustica e Ricerche Ambientali

Via Taramelli 24 - 27100 Pavia - Italy
e-mail : cibra@unipv.it


Suggested readings (hints for other books are welcome!)

Bioacoustics

Obrist M.K., Pavan G., Sueur J., Riede K., Llusia D. & Márquez R., 2010. Bioacoustic approaches in biodiversity inventories. In: Manual on Field Recording Techniques and Protocols for All Taxa Biodiversity Inventories, Abc Taxa, Vol. 8: 68-99.

http://www.abctaxa.be/volumes/volume-8-manual-atbi/volumes/volume-8-manual-atbi/chapter-5/

The whole book is available online at: http://www.abctaxa.be/volumes/volume-8-manual-atbi


BEECHER M. D.,  Spectrographic Analysis of Animal Vocalizations: Implications of the "Uncertainty Principle". Bioacoustics Vol.1, No 2/3, AB Academic Publishers, 1988.

BRADBURY J.W., S.L. VEHRENCAMP, Principles of animal communication. Sinauer Associates, Massachusetts, 1998. ISBN 0-87893-100-7.

CATCHPOLE C.K., SLATER P.J.B., Bird Song: Biological themes and variations. Cambridge University Press, 1995. ISBN 0-521-41799-6.

DROSOPOULOS S., M.F. CLARIDGE (editors), Insect sounds and communication: physiology, behaviour, ecology and evolution. Taylor & Francis, 2006. ISBN 0-8493-2060-7.

FARINA A., Soundscape Ecology. Principle, Patterns, Methods and Applications, Springer, 2014

Fristrup K.M., Mennitt D., 2012. Bioacoustical monitoring in terrestrial environments, Acoustics Today, 8-3: 16-24

HOPP S.L., M.J. OWREN, C.S. EVANS (editors), Animal Acoustic Communication. Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 1998. ISBN 3-540-53353-2.

GERHARDT C., F. HUBER, Acoustic Communication in Insects and Anurans: Common Problems and Diverse Solutions. Univ of Chicago Press 2002. ISBN 0226288331.

KROODSMA D.E., E.H. MILLER, Ecology and Evolution of Acoustic Communication in Birds. Cornell University Press 1996. ISBN 0-8014-8221-6.

KROODSMA D.E., The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong. Houghton Mifflin Co., 2005. ISBN 0618405682.

MARLER P., H. SLABBEKOORN (editors), Nature's Music: The Science of Birdsong. Elsevier Academic Press, 2004. ISBN 12-473070-1

KRAUSE B., 2002. "Wild Soundscapes: Discovering the Voice of the Natural World" with CD.

Recording techniques (not related with nature recording)

BALLOW G., 2008. "Handbook for Sound Engineers: Fourth Edition". Focal Press.

http://www.stereosoundbook.com/

Underwater bioacoustics - Invertebrates and Fishes

WEBB J.F., POPPER A.N., FAY R.R., 2008. Fish Bioacoustics. Springer: 1-319.

Underwater Bioacoustics – Marine Mammals

AU W.W.L., HASTINGS M.C., 2008. Principles of Marine Bioacoustics. Springer: 1-679.

AA.VV., 2003. Ocean noise and marine mammals. The National Academies Press

AU W.W.L., 1993. The Sonar of Dolphins. Springer-Verlag: 1-277.

MERRIL J. (Ed.), 2004. Human-generated Ocean Sound and the Effects on Marine Life. MTS Journal, Volume 37 (4), Winter 2003/2004.

RICHARDSON W.J., GREENE C.R. JR, MALME C.J., THOMSON D.H., 1995. Marine Mammals and Noise. Academic Press: 1-576.

SIMMONDS et al. (Editors), 2004. Oceans of Noise. A WDCS Science Report: 1-168.

URICK R.J., 1983. Principles of underwater sound. McGraw-Hill, New York: 1-423.

Proceedings of the Workshop on the effects of anthropogenic noise in the marine environment (600K pdf file)

COZZI B. (Editor), 2007. Marine mammals of the Mediterranean and Black Sea. Natural History and Biomedicine. Published by ACCOBAMS. The Coffee House, Massimo Valdina Editore.

ZIMMER W.M.X., 2011. Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Cetaceans. Cambridge Press.
Great book with MATLAB code for exercising with signal analysis. Available in May 2011.



Suggested readings in italian

MAINARDI D. (Editor), 1992. Dizionario di Etologia. Einaudi Editore.

NOTARBARTOLO DI SCIARA G., DEMMA M., 1994. Guida dei mammiferi marini del Mediterraneo. Franco Muzzio Ed., Padova: 1-262.

Pavan G., 2012. Paesaggi sonori terrestri e marini. In: “Filogenesi e ontogenesi della musica”, a cura di Avanzini G., Longo T., Majno M., Malavasi S., Martinelli D., pp. 45-54. Franco Angeli Editore

Pavan G., 2015. Bioacustica e Ecologia acustica. Cap. 18. Pp. 803-828. In: Renato Spagnolo (a cura di), “ACUSTICA. Fondamenti e applicazioni”, UTET Università: 1-1582

COZZI B. (a cura di), 2005. Mammiferi marini del Mediterraneo. Storia Naturale, Biologia, Anatomia, Patologia, Parassitologia. The Coffee House. Massimo Valdina Editore. CDROM

 

 

 

In Pavia può essere ordinato presso la Libreria CLU,Via San Fermo 3; oppure direttamente all'editore scrivendo a massimo.valdina@libero.it


Per una lettura completa dei vari e complessi temi dell'acustica è disponibile il nuovo volume ACUSTICA, edito da UTET, curato dal Prof. Spagnolo, che rappresenta la più' completa opera sull'argomento.
E finalmente compaiono anche la bioacustica e l'ecologia acustica.
http://www.utetuniversita.it/catalogo/ingegneria/acustica-3545






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